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The Killers Close V Festival

The Killers closed V Festival with a greatest hits set last night (19.08.12). The US rockers stunned the crowd at the spectacle in Chelmsford, Essex, yesterday by performing hits from their four studio albums and...

Matthew Mcconaughey: Stripping Is Like A Drug

Matthew McConaughey thinks stripping is like ''a drug''. The 42-year-old actor - who stars as former stripper Dallas in forthcoming comedy movie 'Magic Mike' - believes the art of taking your clothes off to music...

Metallica's Lars Ulrich 'Regressed' At Drumming

Metallica's Lars Ulrich feels he's ''regressed,'' when it comes to playing drums. The sticksman may have been with the band for 30 years, but joked he doesn't feel like he's getting better with age. When...

Phil Collins Rules Out Musical Comeback

Phil Collins will never return to performing because he doesn't want to do things ''half-assed''.The multi-talented musician was forced to quit music after years of playing the drums caused nerve damage to his hands and...

Movie Reviews Madagascar

Critics pretty much roared their disapproval at the first two Madagascar movies, but several are fairly beating the drums for the latest one, Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted. Typical is Andy Webster's review in the...

Stone Roses Play Comeback Show

The Stone Roses played their first show together in sixteen years last night (23.05.12).The 'She Bangs the Drums' group played a surprise show - announced only yesterday afternoon - in Warrington, Northern England, to a...

Gavin Rossdale Buys Drums For Son

Gavin Rossdale risked wife Gwen Stefani's wrath by buying their son a drum kit.The Bush rocker impulsively splashed out on the noisy percussion instrument after witnessing three-year-old Zuma playing with the set in a music...

Mark Ronson Nervous About Ballet

Mark Ronson is rehearsing his ballet ''to death.''The producer and musician is staging 'Carbon Life' - created with choreographer Wayne McGregor - at London's Royal Opera House on 5 April, and admits he's very nervous...

Selma Blair's Outgoing Son

Selma Blair's baby son is an ''adrenalin junkie''.The 39-year-old actress says eight-month-old Arthur - her child with boyfriend Jason Bleick - is very ''sweet and outgoing'' and is already showing signs of being musical.She said:...

Aerosmith To Bring 'A Little Of 1975 Back' On New Album

Aerosmith have promised to bring a ''little of 1975 back'' on their forthcoming album. Frontman Steven Tyler revealed the 'I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing' hitmakers have been working on completing their first piece of...

Madonna Invites Justin Bieber On Tour

Madonna has invited Justin Bieber to perform with her on tour. The 'Girls Gone Wild' singer is a ''huge fan'' of the teen pop sensation and wants them to hook up at on of her...

Dot To Dot Festival 2012 Line Up: Pulled Apart By Horses And The Drums

DOT TO DOT Festival has announced the first wave of acts, which include The Drums and Pulled Apart By Horses. The event will take place at a number of venues in Bristol; Manchester and Nottingham...

Boy George Surprises Fans At The Drums Gig

Boy George gave rock fans in London a surprise when he made an unexpected appearance onstage at The Drums' concert on Monday (27Feb12).The singer, in his trademark fedora hat, joined the New York rockers at...

Vera Farmiga Up For The Drummer

Vera Farmiga has joined the cast of 'The Drummer'. The 'Up in the Air' star will play the part of Christine McVie in the biopic about Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson, which is being directed...

Ringo Starr Not 'Knocked Out' By John Bonham's Drumming

Ringo Starr was never "knocked out" by John Bonham's drum solos.The Beatles drummer was never a fan of the late Led Zeppelin sticksman's lengthy mid-song workouts, as he believes the drummer shouldn't be the focus...

Florence + The Machine Announce Us Tour

Florence + the Machine have announced a string of US tour dates.The 'No Light, No Light' hitmakers insist the shows will not be "extravagant", opting instead to focus on the strength of the music during...

Mariah Carey's Musical Son

Mariah Carey's seven-month-old son can already play the drums.The singer and her husband Nick Cannon welcomed Moroccan and his twin sister Monroe into the world in April and they claim their little boy is already...

Mariah Carey's Twins On Solids

Mariah Carey's twins have started eating solids.The singer and her husband Nick Cannon have six-month-old babies Moroccan and Monroe and are proud to have moved them onto solid foods already. Mariah told People.com: "They're eating...

Florence + The Machine's 'Frightening' Performances

Florence + the Machine's live performances are "violent and frightening and overwhelming."Singer Florence Welch, who fronts the musical project, feels like she has been transported to another world when she's touring, where she neglects the...

Dave Grohl Saves Support Band

Dave Grohl stepped in to play for his support band when their drummer's appendix burst.Cage the Elephant musician Jared Champion was rushed to hospital in Utah in chronic pain on Monday (10.10.11), leaving them without...

Gavin Rossdale's Kids Are Mini-musicians

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale's children are following in their musical footsteps.The couple - who have two sons, Kingston, five, and Zuma, three - have found their offspring have inherited their musical talents, with Kingston...

The Drums Urge Kings Of Leon To Split

The Drums urge Kings of Leon to "split up and stop making music".The 'Money' band have previously supported the 'Use Somebody' rockers, but singer Jonathan Pierce isn't a fan and claims he prefers Britney Spears....

Lmfao Not Joking

LMFAO are not a joke band. The 'Party Rock Anthem' duo - made up of Redfoo and SkyBlu - are known for their love of partying and have the image of being slackers, but when...

Lenny Kravitz' Dream Inspiration

Lenny Kravitz gets overcome with "euphoria" when he thinks of new songs.The rocker claims many of the tracks on his new album 'Black and White America' came to him as dreams and he loves the...

Amy Winehouse's Family To Take A Break

Amy Winehouse's family and boyfriend Reg Traviss are to go on a ten day holiday to mourn her.The late singer's loved ones - including her dad Mitch, stepmother Jane, brother Alex and her filmmaker lover...

Noel Gallagher Says New Musical Start Is Daunting

Noel Gallagher says starting his solo career is like "giving up drugs and moving on to a new circle of friends".The guitarist is fronting his new project Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and admits he's...

The Drums Almost Split Two Weeks Ago

Cult indie rockers The Drums almost split up last month (Jun11) as relationships between the band members became strained.Guitarist Adam Kessler stunned fans by suddenly quitting the group in September (10), making way for a...

Dave Grohl Has Recurring Dream About House

Foo Fighters' frontman Dave Grohl's life has been plagued by a recurring dream.The rocker - who raises two daughters, four-year-old Violet and soon-to-be two-year-old Harper, with his wife Jordyn - has been having the same...

Snoop Dogg Made Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' A Hit

Snoop Dogg appeared on Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' because she is a "bad bitch".The 'Sensual Seduction' rapper worked with the risque pop star because he likes her attitude, and insists his input to the track...

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Taylor Swift's New Video Receives Mad Love, Tops Vevo Record

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'Poltergeist''s New Cast Take On A Classic

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Bill Murray Wishes You 'A Very Murray Christmas' This December

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Brandon Flowers - I Can Change [Lyric] Video

With his new solo album 'The Desired Effect' out now, the Killers frontman Brandon...

Cooties - Trailer

Everyone knows fourth grade school children can be little monsters, but what happens when things get way too literal?...

The Cribs Have Released Their New Video And It Features Some Interesting Guests

Indie-rock band The Cribs have been delighting audiences with their unique blend...

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